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Agricultural research in developing countries.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Agricultural research in developing countries.

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Developing countries,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Developing countries -- Directories,
  • Agriculture -- Research,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Directories

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS540.A2 F66 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4484940M
    ISBN 109251005931
    LC Control Number79313792

    alization on developing countries using computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. 7 While the magnitudes of CGE estimates vary, agricultural trade liberalization is typically predicted to increase world commodity prices to the overall benefit of developing countries. For example, Beghin.


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